Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. Charles Epperson, cause no. 1821-22, 1886

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Documents related to two cases of The State of Texas vs. Charles Epperson, accused of assault and robbery of Ed Jennings and Star Robinson, filed February 2, 1886. Documents are bills of indictment for each cause signed by grand jury foreman B. W. J. Wofford and one copy of each indictment made by Henderson County District Clerk John Collins, Jr.

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4 documents ; 36 x 22 cm., folded, in a bandless filing envelope 33 x 24 cm. Documents are handwritten in ink on printed forms.

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Collins, John, Jr. & Deen, J. T. 1886.

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Henderson County District Clerk's Office

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Documents related to two cases of The State of Texas vs. Charles Epperson, accused of assault and robbery of Ed Jennings and Star Robinson, filed February 2, 1886. Documents are bills of indictment for each cause signed by grand jury foreman B. W. J. Wofford and one copy of each indictment made by Henderson County District Clerk John Collins, Jr.

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4 documents ; 36 x 22 cm., folded, in a bandless filing envelope 33 x 24 cm. Documents are handwritten in ink on printed forms.

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Folder contains documents related to two separate cause numbers with the same defendant.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: cause no. 1821
  • Accession or Local Control No: cause no. 1822
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth90601

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  • Is part of cause no. 1822

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Henderson County District Court cases

Henderson County was established in 1846 with its county seat in Athens. Its first courthouse was built in 1850. This collection houses historic legal documents and court cases from the 1850s to the early 1900s.

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  • 1886

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  • January 25, 1886 - February 2, 1886

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  • May 25, 2010, 3:43 p.m.

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Collins, John, Jr. & Deen, J. T. Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. Charles Epperson, cause no. 1821-22, 1886, legal document, 1886; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth90601/: accessed November 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Henderson County District Clerk's Office.